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2014-03-05 23:25:20

Diabetic patients who develop bladder cancer after taking the drug Actos (pioglitazone) tend to have about the same number of Stage I, II, and III cancers as surgical patients who never used Actos. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 A new published study of patients who had their bladders removed because of cancer suggests that the drug Actos may not have much effect on the growth and extent of cancer. As Cancer Monthly reports, the study, published in BMC Urology, examined the cases of...

2014-02-26 23:24:59

Research on more than 11,000 Korean users of the diabetes drug pioglitazone finds that smaller doses are no protection against bladder cancer. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 A new article published in the Journal of Korean Medical Science and reported by Cancer Monthly finds that diabetics who have been treated with pioglitazone (Actos) for more than 6 months may still face a higher risk of bladder cancer, even if they were on a low dose. The retrospective study focused on more...

2014-02-19 23:24:56

Taiwanese author says his research should relieve concern among diabetics that insulin might raise their cancer risk. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Cancer Monthly is reporting on a recently-published meta-analysis of diabetes patients that appears to show no increased risk of bladder cancer as a result of using human insulin. The large-scale study analyzed the health insurance reimbursement databases of 785,234 type 2 diabetes patients from 1996 to 2009. In 2009, the entire...

2014-02-17 23:21:07

Scientists find a “modest but clinically significant” link between the diabetes drug and bladder cancer. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 The authors of a new study published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and detailed by Cancer Monthly recommend that doctors who treat diabetes limit their patients’ exposure to the drug piaglitazone (Actos) to reduce their risk of bladder cancer. The research team from Liverpool conducted a search of the medical literature for...

2014-02-14 23:20:53

Researchers say the diabetes drug does not appear to reduce the risk of bladder cancer in patients with type 2 diabetes. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 New research conducted at the University of Pennsylvania’s Abramson Cancer Center and reported by Cancer Monthly finds that patients on the popular type 2 diabetes drug metformin (Glucophage) have about the same risk of getting bladder cancer as patients on another class of drugs called sulfonylureas . Both types of drugs carry a...

2014-02-08 23:03:08

National network of attorneys is providing consumer updates and no-cost consultations over allegations that the use of the diabetes medication Actos can cause patients to develop bladder cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/Actos-Bladder-Cancer-Lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced today its latest update for consumers who are following litigation* involving allegations that the use of Actos to treat diabetes can cause...

2014-02-07 23:02:28

On January 27, a federal Judge ruled that Takeda acted in “bad faith” and destroyed relevant evidence to the Actos Multidistrict Litigation. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Actos side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updated the website recently and now, can...

2014-02-02 23:00:56

The Firm is filing Actos lawsuits on behalf of individuals who took Actos for an extended period of time, and allegedly developed bladder cancer due to their use of the Type 2 diabetes medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 The federal judge overseeing thousands of Actos lawsuits has ruled that jurors hearing the first federal bellwether trial (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/actos/Actos-Lawsuit.html) will be told that Takeda Pharmaceuticals intentionally destroyed...

2014-01-29 23:29:07

Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP is investigating and pursuing claims on behalf of individuals who allege that they have been diagnosed with bladder cancer after taking the diabetes medication Actos® for more than one year. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The first trial in the Multidistrict Litigation In re: Actos® (Pioglitazone) Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2299, begins on Monday, January 27, 2014 with opening statements expected to occur on February 3, 2014....

2014-01-28 23:00:18

First Actos bellwether trial is underway, with the jury having been selected on Monday. Thousands of Plaintiffs in the Actos litigation developed bladder cancer, allegedly because of Actos (pioglitazone). New York, New York (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs and medical devices, reports that the first Actos bellwether trial has commenced. According to court documents, the jury was...


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